Instructor I. Computer Networking and Troubleshooting 999905
Job Summary / Basic Function Job Summary: Teach, advise, register and tutor students in Computer Networking and Troubleshooting Technology (CNTT) students including Dual Enrolled students. Maintain office hours. Teach extended day classes, labs, and hybrid/online courses as required. Help coordinate and attend advisory committee meetings. Attend workshops, seminars, and conferences to upgrade teaching skills. Assist in the development of curriculum as needed. Perform related duties as required. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, weekend, and summer classes on the LIT campus and at our Early College High School campuses.
Major Essential Job: 1. Advise, register, tutor and recruit students. 2. Maintain office hours. 3. Teach classes during the fall, spring, and summer semesters as required by the department (May include day, evening, weekend and Early College High School). 4. Attend Teaching and Learning Center to upgrade teaching skills. 5. Assist in the development of curriculum as needed. 6. Research and implement solutions to issues in program computer labs. 7. Awareness of national issues and trends in computer networking and education. 8. Willing to develop skills necessary to teach on-line courses. 9. Perform related duties as required.
Other Duties as Assigned: Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to needs of the Institute.
Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education Required: Associates degree in Computer Networking or related field.
Multiple industry certifications in the areas taught in the CNTT program.
Minimum Experience Required: Minimum three (3) years experience working in a computer networking related field.
Certification(s) Required: Industry certification in at least one of the areas taught in the CNTT program.
Knowledge of teaching methodologies/pedagogical strategies.
Actively engage students in the learning process.
Effectively recruit and retain students.
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
Possess good time management skills.
Maintain ethical and professional behavior.
Aware of national issues and trends.
Assist in the maintenance of classroom and lab equipment.
Ability to perform basic skills in Microsoft Office applications.
Familiarity with policies and procedures contained in TSUS and LIT Policies and Procedures Manual.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Capable of lifting 25 pounds and other equipment typically found in a classroom.
Job Conditions: The job conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment with moderate noise.
LIT Expectation of Quality: Employee will support the mission of Lamar Institute of Technology by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred Education Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Computer Networking or related field preferred.
Preferred Certification(s): Multiple industry certifications in the areas taught in the CNTT program are preferred.
Open Date: 07/12/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Security Sensitive Statement This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
EEO Statement Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana